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Thomas J. Lanham

June 29, 2014
Thomas J. Lanham
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Obituary for Thomas J. Lanham

Lanham, Thomas J. Age 88

Beloved husband of the late Mary Anne (nee Caplis).
Loving father of the late Lynn (Tom) Mick, Mark (Darlene), Daniel Lanham.
Cherished grandfather of Thomas (Tracy), Bridget, Kevin and Julie.
Proud great-grandfather of Meghan, Thomas, and Aiden.
Dear brother of Elizabeth Riggio, Catherine Bremer, and the late Mary, George, and Francis.
Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Attended St. Gabriel Grammer School and Tilden High School. In 1943 on his 18th birthday, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps. where he was involved with the occupation of Japan.
35 year Chicago Firefighter, retiring as Deputy District Chief.
Was seen many of times in the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field where he once declined an interview of being the oldest fan in the bleachers that day.
Enjoyed spending his winters in Florida watching spring baseball and taking vacations with friends and family on the beach of Indian Shores Florida where he would sometimes walk up to 15 miles a day.

Visitation Wednesday, 3-9 p.m.

Funeral Thursday, 9:15 a.m. from the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL to St. Julie Billiart Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

Entombment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

2

Jul

3:00 PM 7/2/2014 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 7/2/2014 9:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Mass

Thursday

3

Jul

10:00 AM 7/3/2014 10:00:00 AM
ST. JULIE BILLIART CHURCH

7399 W. 159TH STREET
TINLEY PARK, IL

Funeral home opens at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday. Procession will leave the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday to go to the church.

ST. JULIE BILLIART CHURCH
7399 W. 159TH STREET TINLEY PARK IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

HOLY SEPULCHRE CEMETERY Final Resting Place

6001 W. 111TH STREET
ALSIP, IL

6001 W. 111TH STREET ALSIP IL
United States
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